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Race Dates

2017: Sunday, February 12, 2017
2016: Sunday, February 14, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Pancake Flat
Type: Multiple Loops
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 56°F (13°C)
Average High: 62°F (16°C)
Average Low: 49° F (9°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2016: 148 Finishers
2015: 128 Finishers
2014: 200 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 12.2%
2015: 9.4%
2014: 8%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The start finish of the Galveston Mardi Gras Marathon will be on "The Strand" in historic Galveston Island. It starts at Seagur Park and travels through some of the historic areas of Galveston.

The marathon is two loops of the half marathon course.

Marathon Rankings

The Galveston Mardi Gras Marathon was the 373rd largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 277th largest in 2014.

This year 12.2% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 9.4% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Galveston Mardi Gras Marathon the 213th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 103rd highest percentage so far in 2016.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Galveston Mardi Gras Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.

Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews: None

Finish Time Equivalent

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